Absolute Lake View Motel - Taupo

58 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand  show map
 4 stars
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Absolute Lake View Motel - Taupo

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour
Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Back massage

Reflex massage

Head massage

Full body massage

Spa lounge

Overview

Absolute Lake View Motel is a 4-star hotel offering a stunning view over Hidden Valley and Lake Taupo.

The hotel is located in a natural area of Taupo, close to Wairakei Geothermal Power Station, Taupo Bay and Waipahihi Botanical Gardens. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

An art gallery and a museum are set within walking distance.

Absolute Lake View Motel can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Taupo airport.

Rooms

There are 23 classic rooms fitted with individual climate control, free wireless internet, a safe, a fridge and soundproof windows. The rooms look on to the valley. Bathrooms come with a shower, a spa bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

The property is a 5-minute walk from the bar Finn MacCuhal's Irish Pub.

All visitors are offered a continental breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can make use of airport transfer, concierge service and laundry on site.

Relax

Absolute Lake View Motel indulges guests with an indoor swimming pool, a patio and barbeque grills as well as a spa lounge, a Jacuzzi and a sauna. A gym and a fitness centre are among the on-site facilities.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   23.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Concierge desk
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Skiing

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Self-service laundry
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Spa lounge
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Head massage
  • Full body massage
  • Foot massage

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  1 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Absolute Lake View Motel - Taupo Taupo location
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Hotel Address:

58 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand

Get directions
City Center
  • Taupo
    2300 ft
Airports
  • Taupo (TUO)
    3.5 mi
  • Rotorua (ROT)
    42.4 mi
  • Bus stop
    1.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Dixie Brown's
    700 ft
  • McDonalds
    500 ft
Beaches
  • Taupo Bay
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  1 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    23

Rooms and availability

Standard Studio
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Absolute Lake View Motel photos Exterior Hotel information
Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Electric blankets
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Absolute Lake View Motel photos Exterior Hotel information
Family Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Electric blankets
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Absolute Lake View Motel photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe One-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Electric blankets
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Media:Flat-screen TV

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center2000 ft

Parks

  • Tongariro Crossing1700 ft

Local attractions

  • Taupo Bay1.1 mi
    Taupo Bay Rd, Taupo
  • Craters of the Moon3.2 mi
    Karapiti Road, Taupo
  • Huka Falls4.7 mi
    Off SH1, Taupo
  • Waipahihi Botanical Gardens1.7 mi
    Shepherd Road, Taupo
  • Volcanic Activity Centre3.4 mi
    Corner Karetoto Road & Huka Falls Road, Taupo

Near the hotel

  • Taupo Museum2000 ft
    4 Story Place, Taupo

    Restaurants nearby

    • Dixie Brown's700 ft

      Address: 38 Roberts Street
      Phone: +64 7-378 8444 ‎

      68% likes this, based on 218 reviews

    • Plateau700 ft

      Address: 64 Tuwharetoa Street
      Phone: 07 377-2425

      70% likes this, based on 122 reviews
      Cuisine: Contemporary, New Zealand
      Price Range: USD 17 - USD 28

    • Indian Affair800 ft

      Address: 34 Cnr Ruapehu and Tuwharetoa Street
      Phone: 07-378 2295

      81% likes this, based on 135 reviews
      Cuisine: Indian

    • McDonalds500 ft

      Address: Cnr Roberts & Ruapehu Streets

      60% likes this, based on 26 reviews

    • Lone Star600 ft

      Address: Roberts Street

      59% likes this, based on 45 reviews
      Cuisine: American

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      23
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    Absolute Lake View Motel Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Absolute Lake View Motel

    Average guest rating

    6.8out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 40 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Family with children
      3.8

      One of the worst Motels I have stayed at, in one word Budget!

    • Older travelers
      9.0

      Good value for money. Great location, just walking distance to all that Taupo can offer the tourist! Staff very friendly and helpful.

      Issues with power failures. Swimming pool and spa are not very inviting, very dark.

    • Family with children
      9.2

      location could walk anywhere we needed to go.

      swimming pool and spa area needs upgrading and cleaning. exercise equipment broken.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      the clever use of space , ie placement of funiture and amenities. The fact that it was so close to town and the water.

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      The room was spacious and adequate.

      Car parking was extremely restrictive.

    • Group of friends
      5.4

      Close to the centre of town

      Initial room offered had shower cubicle door that stuck and felt like it was going to come off in your hand when you wrenched it open. No ability to lock kitchen window altho it did have security stay on. Cooking facilities were very old and chipped enamel, etc. Moved rooms. General finish of the paintwork in both rooms was very poor with paint lifted in the bathroom. Big stain on the ceiling. Bathroom had no extractor fan so after shower in the morning had to leave the window open to clear the air. Not ideal on a ground floor in winter, when you want to go out. While both beds had an electric blanket, one had no power socket close enough to plug it without moving the bed (and no extension cord). Our room seemed to be right by plumbing so every time person in the unit above had a shower, noisy water sounds down the wall - not great at 2am when it goes on for 20 minutes!!

    • Older travelers
      6.2

      We only used the room as a bedroom as we had family next door. Property looked a little tired with paint peeling off the ceiling in bathroom. The room was otherwise clean and tidy. You have to turn the TV off at the wall or the stand by light is too bright on your sleeping eyes.We ordered a paper which did not arrive.

    • Group of friends
      5.4

      Location

      It's a bit tired, paint peeling from ceiling in shower. Photo of pool /sauna area on website must have been taken some time ago.

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      Very good location. Easy walk to shops and bars etc. Staff were very helpful. Had a good lake view from our unit which was located on 3rd floor.easy to find and just enough car parks.

      Pool area with spa was not quite like the picture in the brochure. Needs a refurbishment.

    • Family with children
      10.0

      Very friendly staff,and very clean rooms,with plenty of parking

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      All good, never got to use the facilities (My issue too many other activities). Had to wait when checking in not a major for us as we has a bit of time up our sleeve, but still not great customer service. Would stay again. Peter

    • Group of friends
      6.6

      Proximity to the town/shops.

      Room 25 had no view of Lake Taupo and no WIFI connectivity. The room was 'soulless'. Dreary colours on the walls and no artwork. Toilet seat cover was cracked as was the piece between bowl and cistern. NOT a good look. Pool/spa area needs to have some control over who can access it as we were not sure if some of the people in there were locals. They moved the wheely bins in the yard to 'save' a parking space which seemed a bit strange. We could see this as it was the view we had from our window. NOT what we expected from a motel calling itself Absolute Lake View!! Our room was tired looking and in need of a makeover.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Convenient, easy to find on our way through Taupo

      Decor a little tired but clean and adequate.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Central to shops. Neat and tidy.

      Bathroom could do with a bit of painting - ceiling

    • Group of friends
      6.2

      Great views and location

      Room was tired...no soap in toilet or hand towels...no toiletries at all....inadequate supply of milk ,coffee sugar for 3 people let alone 6 the room's capacity ....functional but no beauty. Facility overall not as good as that represented on the website

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Absolute Lake View Motel - Taupo Taupo location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    58 Lake Terrace, Taupo, New Zealand

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Taupo
      2300 ft
    Airports
    • Taupo (TUO)
      3.5 mi
    • Rotorua (ROT)
      42.4 mi
    • Bus stop
      1.0 mi
    Restaurants
    • Dixie Brown's
      700 ft
    • McDonalds
      500 ft
    Beaches
    • Taupo Bay
      1.1 mi
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  1 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      23